Tear the Paper Ceiling
Coalition Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week By Showing How to Tear the Paper Ceiling with Apprenticeships
November 21, 2022 13:33 ET | Opportunity@Work
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Last week, as the U.S. Department of Labor hosted its 8th annual National Apprenticeship Week, organizations nationwide launched new apprenticeship...
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Opportunity@Work Taps Workforce AI Pioneer SkyHive to Strengthen Skills-Based Hiring Platform
September 08, 2022 07:45 ET | Opportunity@Work
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To help employers scale talent strategies that focus on workers Skilled Through Alternative Routes (STARs), rather than through a bachelor’s...
Current Campaign Partners
Opportunity@Work and the Ad Council Call on Companies to Join New, Rapidly Expanding Collaboration to Remove Barriers to Economic Mobility for 50% of U.S. Workers
June 07, 2022 14:05 ET | Opportunity@Work
NEW ORLEANS, June 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, nonprofits Opportunity@Work and the Ad Council announced a new collaborative effort that will inspire employers to remove hiring barriers that...
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New Research Reveals Limited Career Opportunities Experienced by Black Workers Skilled Through Alternative Routes (STARs)
February 24, 2022 10:15 ET | Opportunity@Work
WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As employers continue to struggle to implement successful Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) efforts, a new analysis from social...
Rise with the STARs
Majority of U.S. Workforce Needs 30 Years On-the-Job to Earn a College Graduate's Starting Wages
January 14, 2022 08:40 ET | Opportunity@Work
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Exclusionary hiring practices and an overreliance on college degrees have led to downward mobility for the largest subset of workers in the U.S. over...
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Social Enterprise Opportunity@Work Announces New Leadership Roles to Accelerate STARs Movement
November 16, 2021 09:17 ET | Opportunity@Work
WASHINGTON D.C., Nov. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Opportunity@Work announced the new hires of Angela Briggs-Paige as Vice President of People & Culture and Brian Matthew Rhodes as...
Bridgette Gray
Talent Development Leader Joins Social Enterprise Opportunity@Work
October 15, 2021 10:36 ET | Opportunity@Work
Alexandria, Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opportunity@Work today announced the hiring of new Chief Customer Officer Bridgette Gray to lead the Customer Success & Delivery team as the...
Leading Social Enterprise Opportunity@Work Names Chief Technology Officer
August 17, 2021 12:09 ET | Opportunity@Work
Washington, D.C., Aug. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opportunity@Work today announced the hiring of new Chief Technology Officer Kelcey Reed to lead the nonprofit’s engineering team as it continues...
Research Finds More
Research Finds More Than 6 Million Black Workers Have the Skills for Higher-Wage Work
June 17, 2021 16:16 ET | Opportunity@Work
WASHINGTON D.C., June 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research conducted by Opportunity@Work shows that the largest group of Black workers active in the U.S. labor market are STARs — workers who are...
Economic Mobility Leaders Join Forces to Meet Growing Demand for Workers Skilled Through Alternative Routes
March 18, 2021 08:44 ET | Opportunity@Work
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opportunity@Work today announced that it has acquired LaborX, a first-of-its-kind talent marketplace that has helped thousands of workers from...